Crisis of ideologies the fact the ideological

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Crisis of ideologies: the fact the ideological thinking is incapable of producing a coherent ideology that can offer a global understanding of the issues of contemporary life oA new ideology could potentially provide guidance Practical and theoretical obstacles that stop us from creating new ideologies(These ŵust first ďe oǀerĐoŵe to ͞restart͟ agaiŶͿ: o1. We are incapable of grasping the general movement of things Human knowledge and thought is unable to fully understand the movement of society In terms of science and technology; we have never known so much Our understanding of social dynamics is weak find more resources at oneclass.comfind more resources at oneclass.com
Our capacity to analyze specific problems remains strong ǁe’re aďle to fully analyze problems But our ability to produce a general outlook on things has declined We are Ŷo loŶger aďle to look at the ͞ďig piĐture͟Due to the hyper specialization of knowledge We produce scientists who are knowledgeable on specific questions can answer questions and are acknowledged for it The last philosopher who attempted a synthesis of everything = Hegal ??? A global vision of everything to know in the world o2. 2/3 major ideologies have been contradicted by their application discredits ideology Marxism & something else Promised communism delivers authoritarian state socialism not on its own promises Practical application was not applied Liberal ideology rests upon the idea that the state is a necessary evil (to protect private property, evil bc there is potential to harm the individual) Liberals seek to limit the powers of the state and argues that it is necessary to limit the state to minimal functions The practice and history of liberalism contradicts the idea that the state is a necessary evil to promote and preserve liberalism oState uses its powers of liberalism ?? State apparatus will grow to extend spending power Contradicts the theory of liberalism Despite liberalism claiming to be anti-state, the practice and history of liberalism commands an expansion of state, which contradicts its own values Welfare distribution allowed for something in liberalism Neo-liberalism: sub-species of liberalism; an incorrect reading of the history of liberalism Neo-liberal thinkers argue that we need to return to the original position of liberalism with regards to the state (minimal state) To do so we must dismantle the essential components of the welfare state Ex. privatizing school, healthcare, etc., Neo-liberalism argues to completely deregulate the state Rests upon a dogmatic idea of liberalism that remains divorced from liberalisms original ideas during development find more resources at oneclass.comfind more resources at oneclass.com
The Double Foundation of Contemporary Life: On Science & Liberty(week 7 Feb 28) readings: Manent, Chapter 1 last week The universe that we currently live in does not represent that of the 19thcentury o

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